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by Doris Chase
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Dancer (Kei Takei) dances to jazz music
Topics: Doris Chase, Kei Takei, George Kleinsinger, jazz, dance
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Marnee Morris performs a dance.
Topic: dance
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by Harry Teickichi Kawanishi
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A man and woman are walking in the First Bapist Church to get married. Woman stands with wedding dress, veil, and bouquet to pose for pictures. Flower girl joins woman in photoshoot. Man joins woman in photoshoot. Bridesmaids and flower girl joins woman in photoshoot. Groomsmen, bridesmaids, and flower girl join woman in photoshoot. Married couple run to car as guests throw rice and photos are taken again. Married couple drive away in car with streamers. A group of people talking inside of a...
Topics: Kawanishi, silent, color, 8mm, wedding, Japan, Victoria
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by Doris Chase
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Gus Solomons, Jr. performs a dance.
Topic: dance
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by Doris Chase
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Squares
Topics: Doris Chase, Squares
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by Doris Chase
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Three dancers perform a choreography piece by Mary Staton using rocking oval-shaped rings. 
Topics: Doris Chase, Rocking Orange, Dance
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by Doris Chase
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The Mary Staton Dance Ensemble performs a ballet dance piece using rings of circles in their performance. 
Topics: Doris Chase, Circles, Dance
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by Labor Archives of Washington, University of Washington Libraries Special Collections
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Oral History interview with Seattle Public Schools high school teacher and Seattle Education Association member, Renee Stern, about working during the COVID-19 pandemic completed October 7, 2020 . This interview is part of the Working in the Time of COVID-19 Oral History Project by the Labor Archives of Washington, University of Washington Libraries. ( Laborarchives.org ) This item contains three parts: oral history video file, caption file (.srt), and full text transcription (.pdf).
Topics: Working in the Time of COVID-19 Oral History Project, COVID-19, pandemic, essential worker,...
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by Jessie Hugh Burgess family
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A train pulling across a dry landscape. Three people unloading elephants from the train. Elephants crowded together being washed. Truck pulling circus train cars into a crowded station. Men leading parade of hoofed animals (cows, camels, llamas, zebras etc.) through small town. Horses pulling train compartment in alongside poles being brought in. Horses and donkeys and people pulling circus cars in. Dark tent in circus. Circus train pulling in. Three men practicing with hammers. Two men sewing...
Topics: Jesse Hugh Burgess, circus, silent, color, 8mm
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by Jessie Hugh Burgess family
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Circus scenes including: Trailer labeled Seal Brothers Circus, A dog trainer, elephants, horses, caged lions, men and women in costume, a man standing on horseback performing what appears to be lasso tricks, a sword swallower, a man riding an elephant, trampoline acrobatics and a fire eater.
Topics: Jessie Hugh Burgess, circus, silent, color, 8mm, family films, Seal Brothers Circus
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by Doris Chase
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Dancer (Gay Delanghe) dances to jazz music by the Uptown Lowdown Jazz Band
Topics: Doris Chase, Uptown Lowdown Jazz Band, Gay Delanghe, dance, jazz, jazz, dance
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by Doris Chase
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Moon Redefined
Topic: video art
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by Doris Chase
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An introduction to Doris Chase's "Sculpture Series", a video sculpture animation videorecording set to electronic music. 
Topics: Doris Chase, Sculpture Series, video sculpture, animation, video art, women motion picture...
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by Doris Chase
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Clip from dance performed by Marnee Morris.
Topics: dance, Doris Chase, ballet
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by Doris Chase
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Chelsea Hotel  documents the Chelsea Hotel, home of the artist Doris Chase from 1972 to 2004. Created by Doris Chase, this documentary includes interviews with residents of the Chelsea.
Topic: documentary film
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by Doris Chase
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Three dancers perform a choreography by Mary Station using structures.
Topics: Doris Chase, Moon Gates, Dance
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by Jessie Hugh Burgess family
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Circus scenes, including: groups of elephants performing tricks, clowns walking in costume, a man applying full facial makeup, men and women in various costumes, a man dressing a chimpanzee in clothing, a clown aiding a boy to play with a lion cub, an adult lion, men and women on horseback, clowns performing with animals, a man whirling whips, a man performing balancing acts on a bench, a dog balancing on its hind legs while holding an American flag, and a seal.
Topics: Jessie Hugh Burgess, circus, silent, color, 8mm, family films
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by Doris Chase
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Three dancers perform Mary Staton's choreography using tall arches in their performance. 
Topics: Doris Chase, Tall Arches, Dance
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Clip of a dance performed by Cynthia Anderson.
Topic: dance
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by Doris Chase
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Children playing with blocks and sculptures to help with learning.
Topics: Doris Chase, sculpture, children
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by Doris Chase
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A woman showcases many instances of lies. Afterwards follows an excerpt of a conversation on artistic collaboration between Lee Breuer, Doris Chase and Ruth Maleczech.
Topics: Doris Chase, Lies
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by Karl Kernberger
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This video contains footage filmed by Karl Kernberger on a 1963 trip driving through Canada to Alaska and then down the Yukon River on 2300-mile boat journey. The boat trip along the Yukon River began at Lake Bennett in British Columbia and ended in Alakanuk, Alaska, on the Bering Sea. Other members of the expedition included Kernberger’s friend J. Michael Jenkinson, Rafen Moon (Kathy) Jenkinson, Bill Carpenter, and John Loehr. A Swiss reporter, Maurice Bettex, also joined the group for some...
Topics: Yukon, Alaska, British Columbia, Klondike, expedition
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by Doris Chase
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Sun Disc II
Topics: Doris Chase, Sun Disc II
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by Doris Chase
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The poetry of Jessica Hagedorn is narrated by two women, and shares its views of some of the harsh and beautiful realities of city living.
Topics: Doris Chase, Poetry
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by Doris Chase
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A dancer performs a contemporary dance piece.
Topics: Doris Chase, Circles, Dance
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by Jessie Hugh Burgess family
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A woman in a red dress holds a snake in demonstration. There are horses, llamas, zebras, elephants on the carnival grounds. Monkeys and lions are in separate cages. A person dressed as a clown sits with a duck; it appears that they are talking to the duck. Another person dressed as a clown ties a small dog’s collar to a rope, using the rope as a leash and walking with the dog. The duck wheels a tiny cart behind it as the clown assists. There are women in various costumes. A woman in a pink...
Topics: Jessie Hugh Burgess, circus, silent, color, 8mm, family films
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by Seattle Art Museum
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Pieces discussed include: Burial Figure Haniwa; Guardian of the North Bishamon-Ten; Scene in Hell Jigoku Zoshi; Battle Scene from the Heiji Monogatari; Fast Black Bull; Lacquer Treasure Box; Poem Scroll--Deer; Screen--Wave Design; Lacquer Writing Box; Shino Ware Water Pot Seto Kilns. Photographed in the Seattle Art Museum from objects in the Eugene Fuller and the Donald E. Frederick Memorial Collections.
Topics: art, Seattle, Seattle Art Museum, Japan, Japanese art
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by Karl Kernberger
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This video contains footage filmed by Karl Kernberger on a 1963 trip driving through Canada to Alaska and then down the Yukon River on 2300-mile boat journey. The boat trip along the Yukon River began at Lake Bennett in British Columbia and ended in Alakanuk, Alaska, on the Bering Sea. Other members of the expedition included Kernberger’s friend J. Michael Jenkinson, Rafen Moon (Kathy) Jenkinson, Bill Carpenter, and John Loehr. A Swiss reporter, Maurice Bettex, also joined the group for some...
Topics: Yukon, Alaska, British Columbia, Klondike, expedition
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by Doris Chase
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Through monologue, "Glass Curtain" explores a woman's pain and fear as she confronts her aging mother's struggle with Alzheimer's disease.
Topics: Doris Chase, drama, women, Alzheimer's disease, monologue, video art
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by Doris Chase
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This video introduces Doris Chase's Sculpture Series and compiles clips from her video sculptures.
Topics: video art, Doris Totten Chase, sculpture (visual works)
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by Karl Kernberger
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This video contains footage filmed by Karl Kernberger on a 1963 trip driving through Canada to Alaska and then down the Yukon River on 2300-mile boat journey. The boat trip along the Yukon River began at Lake Bennett in British Columbia and ended in Alakanuk, Alaska, on the Bering Sea. Other members of the expedition included Kernberger’s friend J. Michael Jenkinson, Rafen Moon (Kathy) Jenkinson, Bill Carpenter, and John Loehr. A Swiss reporter, Maurice Bettex, also joined the group for some...
Topics: Yukon, Alaska, British Columbia, Klondike, expedition
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by Harry Teickichi Kawanishi
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The Hikawa-Maru sets sail from Seattle, views of the city skyline are visible. Crowds in downtown Seattle holding Japanese and American flags watch as servicemen prepare to raise Japanese and American flags on the Olympic Hotel to welcome Princess Michiko and Prince Akihito. They arrive in a motorcade and are greeted for pictures by spectators and servicemen for the flag raising ceremony. People share speeches. Boy Scouts perform music to welcome the Princess and Prince to Seattle Japanese...
Topics: Kawanishi, silent, color, 8mm, Hikawa-Maru, Prince Akihito, Princess Michiko, Seattle Japanese...
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by Doris Chase
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Dancers perform a contemporary dance piece using rocking structures
Topics: Doris Chase, Dance
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by Harry Teickichi Kawanishi
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(1) Various shots from a collection of traditional Japanese buildings. Individuals push narrow boats along a river using wooden poles. Women in kimonos walk amongst trees and grasses surrounding ponds in a garden. (2) Deer grazing in a field full of litter are approached and fed by several people. (3) A boat, the Sunzu Line, crosses a lake surrounded by forested mountains. Other boats pass nearby with Mt. Fuji in the background.
Topics: Kawanishi, silent, color, 8mm, Kyoto, Nara, Hakone, Nikko, Tokyo, Fushika, Japanese architecture,...
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by Karen Morell
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Title: Reel 2 - N/O Zulu, New Orleans, Mardi Gras Original format: 1-inch Type C Item No.: PHColl2016-080_Morell_T51 Unedited footage of the French Quarter of New Orleans immediately before and during Mardi Gras Day, 1986. Also contains footage of three Mardi Gras Indian gangs on the streets of New Orleans, including the Golden Star Hunters with Big Chief Larry Bannock, the Black Eagles with Big Chief Jerod Lewis, and the Wild Magnolias with Big Chief Bo Dollis. The audio is from an interview...
Topics: Mardi Gras, Karen Morell, Larry Bannock, Mardi Gras Indians, costume, dance, parade, New Orleans,...
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by Karl Kernberger
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This video contains footage filmed by Karl Kernberger on a 1963 trip driving through Canada to Alaska and then down the Yukon River on 2300-mile boat journey. The boat trip along the Yukon River began at Lake Bennett in British Columbia and ended in Alakanuk, Alaska, on the Bering Sea. Other members of the expedition included Kernberger’s friend J. Michael Jenkinson, Rafen Moon (Kathy) Jenkinson, Bill Carpenter, and John Loehr. A Swiss reporter, Maurice Bettex, also joined the group for some...
Topics: Yukon, Alaska, British Columbia, Klondike, expedition
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by Harry Teickichi Kawanishi
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(1) A family unwrapping gifts of clothing and a toaster in front of a Christmas tree and piano. (2) A family in a decorated dining room, eating while the man at the head of the table carves and distributes roast turkey. (3) Car headlights approach on a road lined with glowing signs, a closeup of the Egyptian Theater sign. A closeup of a nativity scene framed with leaves and vines. A view of the flashing Orpheum Theater sign followed by a view of the Colonial Theater sign with “Girls”...
Topics: Kawanishi, silent, color, 8mm, Christmas, New Years, Egyptian Theater, Orpheum Theater, Colonial...
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by Labor Archives of Washington, University of Washington Libraries Special Collections
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Oral History interview with singer-songwriter and touring musician Derik Nelson about working during the COVID-19 pandemic completed on June 4, 2020. This interview is part of the Working in the Time of COVID-19 Oral History Project by the Labor Archives of Washington, University of Washington Libraries. ( Laborarchives.org ) This item contains three parts: oral history audio/video file, caption file (.srt), and full text transcription (.pdf).
Topics: Musical Work in the Time of COVID-19, Working in the Time of COVID-19 Oral History Project,...
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by Doris Chase
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Artist in Motion is a short documentary about Doris Chase's career and artistic expression which has developed over the course of years working with various aspects of video and editing. Many of her works are featured throughout, such as dance videos or computer works. 
Topics: Doris Chase, Artist, Documentary
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by Karen Morell
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Title: Reel 3 - Prison Original format: 1-inch Type C Item No.: PHColl2016-080_Morell_T52 Footage shot in St. Louis, Missouri. Silent. Students in a computer training program, potentially at Chillicothe Correctional Center in Chillicothe, Missouri. Some audio at 0:19:13, 0:24:32, 0:26:14, 0:28:32, 0:33:42, 0:38:25, 0:42:30, 0:44:04, 0:53:31, 0:55:40, 0:59:55. This material is part of the Karen Morell Film, Audio and Videotape Collection. Learn more about the collection here:...
Topics: Prison, education, computer training, vocational training, Missouri, St. Louis, Chillicothe
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by King Broadcasting Company
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A King Television documentary about Pike Place Market. 
Topics: King Broadcasting Company, sound, color, 16mm, Pike Place Market, documentary
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by King Broadcasting Company
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A King Television segment about the Columbia River, hydroelectric power. and irrigation. Part of Emory Bundy series. 
Topics: King Broadcasting Company, 3/4 U-matic, sound, color, Columbia River, hydroelectricity, irrigation,...
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by Doris Chase
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A silent demonstration of special effects.
Topics: Doris Chase, demo, computer effects
A group of people gather and walk along the street of cherry blossoms. The camera shows a view of water gushing down a waterfall. People gather around chairs in a garden with food and drink. A table is set and people fill their plates with food. A beach with a large rock in the water, people are walking along the shore. Cars are seen driving on the beach. A large group of people gather in front of the Portland Zoological Gardens. Seen in the zoo are a lion, polar bear, penguins, and bears....
Topics: Kawanishi, silent, color, 8mm, cherry blossoms, Elbe River, Mt. Baker, Floating Bridge, Portland...
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by Labor Archives of Washington, University of Washington Libraries Special Collections
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Oral History interview with jazz saxophonist Kenji Lee and about musical work during the COVID-19 pandemic completed in June 2020. This interview is part of the Working in the Time of COVID-19 Oral History Project by the Labor Archives of Washington, University of Washington Libraries. Laborarchives.org This item contains two parts: oral history audio file and full text transcription (.pdf).
Topics: Musical Work in the Time of COVID-19, Working in the Time of COVID-19 Oral History Project,...
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by Labor Archives of Washington, University of Washington Libraries Special Collections
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Oral History interview with Seattle Central College Instructor and AFT member about working during the COVID-19 pandemic completed on April 23, 2021. This interview is part of the Working in the Time of COVID-19 Oral History Project by the Labor Archives of Washington, University of Washington Libraries. Laborarchives.org This item contains three parts: oral history audio/video file, caption file (.srt), and full text transcription (.pdf).
Topics: Seattle COVID-19 Oral History Project, Working in the Time of COVID-19 Oral History Project,...
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by Jessie Hugh Burgess family
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Footage of the Roger Bros. 3 Ring Circus in Moscow, ID on the weekend of July 26. A man performs sleight of hand magic tricks for a young spectator. A ringmaster performs a dog show. They walk on barrels, run through hoops, walk on two legs, jump rope, dance, tightrope, and perform other balancing acts. Spectators lean on cars and watch. A whip master cuts reeds a female assistant holds in her hands and mouth. He also splits newspapers in half. Another performer orchestrates dog tricks such as...
Topics: Jessie Hugh Burgess, silent, color, 8mm, circus
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by Doris Chase
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Plexi Radar
Topics: Doris Chase, Plexi Radar
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by Harry Teickichi Kawanishi
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Footage of a Japanese village, and then landscape of river and mountains and farms all from a moving vehicle. Person walking around Japanese garden. Blurry view of town by river. Japanese family wandering around desert setting gathering flowers. Shots of cherry trees. Panning shots around an observatory that family is checking out. Shaky views of Japanese buildings. Three people walking in front of a large concrete building and then shots of the building and its surroundings. Shaky blurry views...
Topics: Kawanishi, silent, color, 8mm, Japan, cherry blossoms, military, landscape
Views of body of water and landmasses in it. View of a monument in front of a body of water and some trees. Family standing on cliff over water. Views of wooded cliffs over water. Family sits on beach picnicking. Bridge over body of water. Back to family picnicking and playing on the beach. Women playing in the water. Military funeral procession. Large gathering of people around event tents at dusk. Gun salute to the dead. Family smiling at camera in large marble building. Large gathering of...
Topics: Kawanishi, silent, color, 8mm, military funeral, parade
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by Metropolitan Museum of Art
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A silent film demonstration of wrought iron production by the artist Samuel Yellin. Credits: Metropolitan Museum of Art
Topics: Seattle Art Museum, Samuel Yellin, silent, black and white, 16mm, wrought iron
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by Karen Morell
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Title: Reel 4 - Prison Original format: 1-inch Type C Item No.: PHColl2016-080_Morell_T53 Footage shot in Albuquerque, New Mexico. Includes footage of a prison, construction sites, and scenery around Albuquerque. There are two segments with audio: at 0:20:23, a person in a suit discusses training prison inmates to do construction; at 0:31:34, a person discusses setting up computer training program in a prison. At 0:43:32, Larry Hill  gives a brief interview about why he is interested in...
Topics: computers, New Mexico, Albequerque, Prison, Education, vocational training, computer history,...
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by Harry Teickichi Kawanishi
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Shots of a harbor. Three people in kimonos wandering around taking pictures. An old building with a turret and a Christian statue in front, family is wandering around surrounding grounds. People visiting a memorial and looking out over the harbor. Aerial shots of a harbor on a foggy day. Man walking along a path. Steeple visible behind trees and telephone wires. Gathering of Japanese men. Family visiting at fountain/shrine. People walking across red Japanese bridge. People walking around...
Topics: Kawanishi, silent, color, 8mm, Hokkaido, bridges, architecture, kimonos, city life, Hikawa Maru
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by Jessie Hugh Burgess family
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Family scenes, predominantly focused on children, but also including footage of Eleanor Roosevelt. Includes: scenes of people holding/playing with a baby, probably at a third birthday party, children playing outdoors, children riding tricycles, Eleanor Roosevelt and her motorcade, and a man climbing into a fighter plane and taking off.
Topics: David Lee Burgess, Jessie Hugh Burgess, silent, black and white, color, 8mm, Eleanor Roosevelt, aero
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by Seattle Art Museum
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Printmaker Glen Alps discusses the collagraph method of printing and its origins at the University of Washington School of Art. Alps examines several completed works and offers a demonstration of the method.
Topics: printmaking, art, Seattle, Seattle Art Museum, Glen Alps
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by Karen Morell
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Title: African Encounters - GA Traditional Drumming Original format: 1-inch Type C Item No.: PHColl2016-080_Morell_T9 GA Traditional Drumming with Obo Addy. Directed by Roy Watts. Produced by Karen Morell.  Presented by the Henry M. Jackson School of International Studies, University of Washington. This material is part of the Karen Morell Film, Audio and Videotape Collection. Learn more about the collection here: http://content.lib.washington.edu/morellweb/index.html
Topics: African drumming, Africa, drum, drum ensemble, music, ethnomusicology, tradtional music,...
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by Doris Chase
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A multimedia dramatic performance piece, "Skyfish" is a dream autobiography of a painter at a time of inner change. 
Topics: Doris Chase, Andrea Goodman, Lee Nagrin, painting, performance art, video art, drama
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by Doris Chase
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Circling Moon
Topics: Doris Chase, Circling Moon
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The installation of the sculpture  Black Sun , by Isamu Noguchi, outside of the Seattle Art Museum  in Volunteer Park.
Topics: Seattle Art Museum, silent, color, 16mm, Isamu Noguchi, Black Sun, sculpture, Volunteer Park, King...
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by Seattle Art Museum
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Scenes edited out of the film "Creative Arts of Japan."
Topics: art, Seattle, Seattle Art Museum, Japan, Japanese art
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by Seattle Art Museum
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A dadaist experimental film featuring animation and moving text.
Topics: Seattle Art Museum, Seattle, video, art, dadaism
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by Karl Kernberger
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This video contains footage filmed by Karl Kernberger on a 1963 trip driving through Canada to Alaska and then down the Yukon River on 2300-mile boat journey. The boat trip along the Yukon River began at Lake Bennett in British Columbia and ended in Alakanuk, Alaska, on the Bering Sea. Other members of the expedition included Kernberger’s friend J. Michael Jenkinson, Rafen Moon (Kathy) Jenkinson, Bill Carpenter, and John Loehr. A Swiss reporter, Maurice Bettex, also joined the group for some...
Topics: Yukon, Alaska, British Columbia, Klondike, expedition
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by Doris Chase
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Plexi Gate
Topics: Doris Chase, Plexi Gate
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by Labor Archives of Washington, University of Washington Libraries Special Collections
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Oral History interview with c onductor and music director Tigran Arakelyan about working during the COVID-19 pandemic completed on June 11, 2020. This interview is part of the Working in the Time of COVID-19 Oral History Project by the Labor Archives of Washington, University of Washington Libraries. Laborarchives.org This item contains three parts: oral history audio/video file, caption file (.srt), and full text transcription (.pdf).
Topics: Musical Work in the Time of COVID-19, Working in the Time of COVID-19 Oral History Project,...
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by Labor Archives of Washington, University of Washington Libraries Special Collections
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Oral History interview with Nancy Wittman, Consulting Nurse (RN) at Kaiser Permanente Washington and Union Delegate/Executive Board Member of SEIU 1199NW about working during the COVID-19 pandemic completed on December 3, 2020. This interview is part of the Working in the Time of COVID-19 Oral History Project by the Labor Archives of Washington, University of Washington Libraries. Laborarchives.org This item contains three parts: oral history audio/video file, caption file (.srt), and full text...
Topics: Working in the Time of COVID-19 Oral History Project, COVID-19, pandemic, PPE, personal protective...
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by Film Study Center Harvard University
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Mark Tobey touring Europe, visiting galleries, sketching, and playing piano.
Topics: Seattle Art Museum, Mark Tobey, artist, Europe, gallery, sketch, piano, music
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by Labor Archives of Washington, University of Washington Libraries Special Collections
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Oral History interview with Robert Shauger, Certified Nursing Assistant at St. Michael Medical Center and Vice President & Steward of UFCW 21 about working during the COVID-19 pandemic completed on January 15, 2021. This interview is part of the Working in the Time of COVID-19 Oral History Project by the Labor Archives of Washington, University of Washington Libraries. Laborarchives.org This item contains three parts: oral history audio/video file, caption file (.srt), and full text...
Topics: Working in the Time of COVID-19 Oral History Project, COVID-19, pandemic, PPE, personal protective...
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by Harry Teickichi Kawanishi
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A town by water and mountains, waterfalls. People walk around traditional Japanese architecture, greenery, food vendors, and ring temple bells. Rocks with figure engravings. A zen garden. Men row boats of people through a river, a woman holds a megaphone. A garden of flowers. City buildings flash neon signs. Snow covered mountains. A train track.
Topics: Kawanishi, silent, color, Super 8, Japan, Hakone, Fuji, Kyoto, Osaka, Tateyama, architecture,...
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by Karen Morell
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Title: Part II D.C. Footage, 8/85 Original format: 1-inch Type C Item ID No.: PHColl2016-080_Morell_T56 Peter Minshall is a legendary Trinidadian costume designer. He has been designing incredible costumes and choreographies for Carnival celebrations for over thirty years. In August 1985, he held The Adoration of Hiroshima in Washington, D.C. This was a carnival-style, anti-war,  street theatre which was performed on the fortieth anniversary of the bombing of Hiroshima.  This item is part of...
Topics: Peter Minshall, Peter Minshall, Mas, Trinidad and Tobago, Carnival, Costume, Choreography, Parade,...
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by Seattle Art Museum
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A documentary examining the life and sculpture of Isamu Noguchi, including his 1969 work Black Sun.
Topics: Isamu Noguchi, Seattle Art Museum, art, sculpture, documentary
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by King Broadcasting Company
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A King Television special about the financial aspects of the US Senate, including elections and PACs.  Part of the Bremner series.
Topics: King Broadcasting Company, 3/4 U-matic, sound, color, senate, politics, money, elections,...
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by Harry Teickichi Kawanishi
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(1) A family eating at a wooden dining room table. (2) Individuals hand out and unwrap Christmas gifts in front of a decorated tree. (3) Individuals board a “Pan American” plane. The camera follows the plane as it taxis and takes off. (4) Imagery surrounding a campsite near Mt. Rainier, including flowers, glaciers, and waterfalls in the Paradise area. (5) Footage of the water and beaches near Deception Pass.
Topics: Kawanishi, silent, color, 8mm, Christmas, Pan-American, Mt. Rainier, Deception Pass
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by Labor Archives of Washington, University of Washington Libraries Special Collections
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Oral History interview completed August 27, 2020 with Lorene Mulrooney, journeyman electrician and member of IBEW (International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers) Local 46 about working during the COVID-19 pandemic in Seattle, Washington. This interview is part of the Working in the Time of COVID-19 Oral History Project by the Labor Archives of Washington, University of Washington Libraries. ( Laborarchives.org ) This item contains three parts: oral history audiovideo file, caption track file...
Topics: Working in the Time of COVID-19 Oral History Project, COVID-19, pandemic, electricians, working...
Two documentaries: Stepping Out and Full Circle: the Work of Doris Chase. Stepping Out: Narrator provides brief background on Doris Chase, and  her new show of her work for the first time in Seattle since moving to New York City in 1971. Her show was at the William Johnson Gallery. Includes interview with  Doris Chase in  Seattle about her work, her sculpture in Queen Anne, the theme of the circle in her show, art and architecture in Seattle. "Full Circle: The Work of  Doris...
Topics: Doris Chase, Seattle artists, documentary, sculpture, dance, Women motion picture producers and...
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Title: African Encounters: Prophet Healers of Northern Malawi Original format: 1-inch Type C Item No.: PHColl2016-080_Morell_T10 This film explores spirit possession in the healing complex of the Tumbuka speaking peoples of northern Malawi. The program focuses on healers called nchimi who employ elements of Christianity and traditional spirit beliefs in the medical practice creating a syncretic form of religious healing. Music and dance are featured in footage of divination trances. Presented...
Topics: Tumbuka, Malawi, African Encounters, University of Washington, Prophet healers, spirit, dance,...